The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 65 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.95% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
Software Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
817 829 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.29% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 601 517
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 48
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Manager across the Bristol region.

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Software Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Manager in their job title.

1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Software Asset Management
1 4 (44.44%) Software Audit
2 3 (33.33%) Software Licensing
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) COM
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Software Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Software Asset Management
1 4 (44.44%) Software Audit
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) VMware